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Occupation Title: Forestry & Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Description: Teach courses in forestry and conservation science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 25-1043

Sample Job Titles: Professor, Assistant Professor, Forestry Professor, Associate Professor, Extension Professor, Forestry Extension Specialist, Lecturer, Research Professor, Forest Technology Professor, Instructor. 

 Salary Chart Forestry and Conservation  Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Estimated Total Employment*
2008: 2,450
2009: 2,380
2010: 2,410
2011: 2,520
2012: 2,490

Data Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Projected Job Openings (2010-2020): 586,100
Projected Growth (2010-2020): 10-19%

(total 10 year projection, not annual)

Data Source:
O*NET Online
NOTE: Projected job openings for postsecondary teachers refer to industry-wide data, not individual occupations.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).

Suggested citation: Association of American Geographers, Jobs & Careers Website, Salary Data and Trends, http://www.aag.org/cs/salary_data_and_trends/salary_data_and_trends_overview (accessed mm//dd/yyyy).